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Rees - Roper, 1931-1992

MS. Berlin 274
Held at the Weston Library

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Comprises letters from and copies of letters to:

(fols. 1-97) Goronwy Rees, 1931-1979, including

  1. (fols. 9-14) discussion of plans to visit Sub-Carpathian Ruthenia with Shiela Grant Duff, 1933
  2. (fols. 25-28) letters about a visit to Bowen's Court, including comments by Rees on Elizabeth Bowen and Rosamund Lehmann, 1936
  3. (fol. 46) draft by Berlin on verso of letter, possibly for revision of his book on Marx, 1948
  4. (fols. 55-59) discussion of the Wardenship elections at All Souls College, 1951-1952
  5. (fols. 65-66) discussion of the offer of the Nuffield College Wardenship to Berlin, 1953
  6. (fols. 70-72) letters about Rees's articles on Guy Burgess and espionage activities in the Foreign Office, including Berlin's refutation of allegations against him in the articles, 1956
  7. (fols. 77-79) discussion of an article on Winston Churchill by Rees, including references to Berlin's earlier work, 1965
  8. (fols. 89-90) letters about the published version of Berlin's Romanes Lecture on Turgenev, including his appreciation of Rees's comments in an article, 1972-1973

(fols. 98-204) H.R. Trevor-Roper, Baron Dacre, 1950-1992, including

  1. (fols. 120-121) discussion of Trevor-Roper's possible election to the Regius Chair of Modern History, 1957
  2. (fols. 123-125) draft of a letter from Trevor-Roper to Encounter in response to an article on Bernard Berenson by Meyer Schapiro, 1961
  3. (fols. 131-146) correspondence about reviews by Berlin and Trevor-Roper of E.H. Carr's What is History? , including a draft of Trevor-Roper's piece, 1962
  4. (fols. 147-148) comments by Trevor-Roper on a draft of Berlin's essay on Machiavelli, 1963
  5. (fols. 174-204) (=Closed).


  • Creation: 1931-1992


204 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Berlin 274

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom